Boxford Ma 04/11/2017 Masconomet students Timothy Puglisi (cq) left and Benjamin Dindo (cq) right were part of several hundred high school students who took part in a Credit for Life Fair at Masconomet Regional High School. Students have to learn how to manage a house whole budget, that includes housing,transportation,credit card limits and other economic considerations. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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Masconomet students Timothy Puglisi (left) and Benjamin Dindo try to figure out how to live on a budget.

I have to pay WHAT for that car?

A finance fair gives high schools juniors a reality check on what it’s like to be a 25-year-old with bills to pay.By Linda Greenstein

THE ARGUMENT

Should Salem continue to maintain dedicated bus spaces in Holyoke Square?

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Get the rakes out for Mass Audubon Volunteer Day

Local cleanup projects are focused at Cedar Pond and the Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary, both in Wenham.

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REGION

Local police learn search and rescue tactics

The Border Patrol Tactical Unit Tracking Course included up to eight hours of practical exercises in both day and night scenarios.

WESTFORD

Westford Road Race scheduled for May 7

Hundreds of runners are expected to participate in the 5K and 10K races, which are being held at the Abbot School.

Haverhill’s 1640 ‘Worshipping Oak’ is toppled by time

The tree was known as the first place settlers gathered to worship.

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

Winchester girls make up their own cheering section

Whether they’re on the sidelines or even in the middle of their own match, each player is encouraging another.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Salem continue to maintain dedicated bus spaces in Holyoke Square?

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MEDFORD

Softball tournament honors Krystle Campbell, marathon bombing victim

Campbell, who was 29, was struck by an explosion at the finish line while waiting to watch her boyfriend conclude his race.

Globe North reader commentary

Readers share their thoughts on the women’s prison housing dilemma in Essex County, the proposed minor league stadium in Malden, and the state sales tax.

ON THE MOVE

Treadmill + fitness will get your motor running

Sessions lasting 45 minutes to an hour combine cardiovascular efforts on a treadmill interspersed with strength training.

NEWBURYPORT

Why the love for ‘Wimpy Kids?’ Author tells all

Greg Heffley will open this year’s Newburyport Literary Festival, which brings the best and brightest to the Port City.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Burlington’s Stephanie McFadries, a sophomore at Worcester State, is ranked third in Division 3 nationally in the javelin.

LOCAL FARE

Be prepared to dig in and be happy

In Tyngsborough, Cazadores Restaurante Mexicano offers great food in a friendly family atmosphere.

Blotter tales

Blotter Tales

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Firefighters help deliver a baby in Amesbury, a Bridgewater man lost his car to his name-unknown girlfriend, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

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On The Move

ON THE MOVE

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Sessions lasting 45 minutes to an hour combine cardiovascular efforts on a treadmill interspersed with strength training.

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REGION

Local police learn search and rescue tactics

The Border Patrol Tactical Unit Tracking Course included up to eight hours of practical exercises in both day and night scenarios.

WESTFORD

Westford Road Race scheduled for May 7

Hundreds of runners are expected to participate in the 5K and 10K races, which are being held at the Abbot School.

REGIONAL

O’Connor Ives supports curbing distracted driving

The state senator is cosponsor of a bill that seeks to prohibit most uses of mobile electronic devices unless they are in hands-free mode.

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.